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More than Coronado Bike Tour

Visit quaint Coronado and iconic San Diego in a single fun ride. Using the Coronado Ferry we’ll cross and recross the San Diego Bay to the splendor of Coronado Island and return to San Diego’s waterfront, Gaslamp Quarter, Balboa Park and Little Italy on this two city tour.

Price

150

Additional Riders

75



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Activity Level:

Moderate   |  

Distance in Miles:

27   |  

Time:

41/2 Hours



• Starts and ends @ SD County Administration Building, Harbor Drive
• Elevation gain - 650 feet
• Climbing highlights - No climbs over 5%
• Terrain - Moderate, 80% bike paths or bike routes




More than Coronado Testimonial:



It is impossible to share how great Tony and Bike Ride San Diego are. I would recommend him to everyone. The bikes are of incredible quality and equipped with great components. We were 3 riders of differing abilities and Tony helped us with a route that turned out to be perfect for all of us. During the ride, Tony gave us great history and trivia of the areas, as well as controlled our pace perfectly for all of us. On top of it, he is just a great guy, someone who I'd hope to have as a regular bike riding buddy if I lived in the area. Please book a ride with him...I promise it will be the highlight of your trip to San Diego!

— Randy C.

Why You'll Love this Tour

Highlights:

We begin with a 15 minute ferry ride across the bay from the San Diego Convention Center to Coronado Island. On the Island we take the bayside bike path under the Coronado Bridge and along the Coronado Golf Course before cruising pristine Coronado Beach, historic Hotel Del Coronado and Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, home to SEAL Team 6.

We return across the Bay to the center of San Diego’s waterfront, the Broadway Pier. There we’ll see the Maritime Museum of San Diego, the USS Midway Museum and what remains of San Diego’s historic tuna fishing fleet. In nearby Gaslamp Quarter we’ll visit San Diego’s nightlife hub and in neighboring PetCo Park the home of the San Diego Padres.

Next up, the always popular Balboa Park, centerpiece of iconic San Diego with museums, gardens, fountains, and theaters in Spanish Colonial architecture. Leaving the Park for Banker’s Hill we’ll discover the bridges that knit the neighborhood together circa 1920's. Finally, down into Little Italy and its current resurgence as a Mediterranean fishing village gone upscale.

What to Expect:

This is an overall easy ride through some of the most popular areas of San Diego. With scenery ranging from rich and historic to expansive and spectacular. A small climb from Gaslamp Quarter to Balboa Park (200 ft in two miles) is the longest on the route and it’s usually interrupted by traffic signals which make it quite doable. We cross train tracks several times and walk across two foot bridges and share bike paths with pedestrians in several places. Road surfaces are generally good condition. This route is recommended for novice or experienced riders looking to transit the iconic and the quaint. We typically stop at a local coffee roaster in Little Italy near the end of the ride.

Features:

San Diego waterfront, ferry ride to Coronado (15 minutes), SD/Coronado Bay Bridge, Glorieta Bay, Coronado Business District and residential neighborhoods, Coronado Beach, Hotel Del Coronado, Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, ferry ride to San Diego (15 minutes), San Diego waterfront (part 2) Gaslamp Quarter, Petco Park, a moderate climb into Balboa Park, Bankers Hill, a fun descent into Little Italy.

Additional Info:

The start time for this ride must be coordinated with the ferry schedule. An early to mid morning start works well for this purpose. We can stop in Coronado, Balboa Park or Little Italy for coffee or a bite to eat. We will stop along the route for water and restrooms as needed. Variations to the route are possible to shorten it as needed.

Map of the Tour:



What's Included:

• Helmet
• Two Bottles of Water
• Sunscreen

What to Bring:

• Sun Glasses
• Bike Gloves
• Sunscreen if you prefer your own
• Bike Shorts*

Extras:

Cycling undershorts are available for $20.00.
Bike gloves are available for $10.00.

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